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2012-09-08 07:37:14

A new, non-invasive method of measuring a person's blood glucose levels developed by a German research firm could free diabetics from the pain and annoyance of daily finger pricks.

2012-05-22 02:50:34

New research from the University of Cincinnati (UC) points to the naturally produced protein apolipoprotein A-IV (apoA-IV) as a potential target for a new diabetes therapeutic.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.